The 2020 Solent events season is officially underway and here are just some of the annual sailing and leisure events that we have to look forward to in 2020. We will be keeping this page up to date and adding more info during the season.
Vice Admiral’s Cup Sunday 17th May 2020
The Vice Admiral’s Cup has a long-standing reputation for providing exceptionally close racing across six classes.
Watch the racing from on board and enjoy lunch ashore.
The Isle of Wight (Music) Festival Thu 11 Jun – Sun 14 Jun 2020
The iconic Isle of Wight Festival is a must-go event on any music lover’s calendar. Taking place at Seaclose Park, just outside of Newport, the legendary event brings together some of the biggest names in world music for one weekend. Festival tickets are available now.
You can arrive in VIP style on board one of our cruisers, avoid the crowds with friends and family. Departures from the River Hamble , contact us for more information.
The Round the Island Race Saturday Saturday 30th May 2020
The world-famous Round the Island Yacht Race which sees 1600 boats circumnavigating the Isle of Wight.
Join us on board to see the huge spectacle that is race day it is one of the largest yacht races in the world.
Cruise from Hamble watch the racing and enjoy lunch ashore.
Emirates America’s Cup World Series Thu 4 Jun – Sun 7 Jun 2020
British Classic Week – 18th to 25th July 2020
This is the premier classic yacht regatta in the UK and the annual Regatta of the BRITISH CLASSIC YACHT CLUB. With entries from Britain, Europe, and as far afield as Australia and New Zealand.
Join us on board to appreciate classic yacht racing at it’s finest, from the best vantage point, on the water
New Forest Show, Brockenhurst, Hampshire, 28th – 30th July 2020
Taking place in Brockenhurst in the heart of the National Park, the New Forest Show offers visitors 30 acres of showground for the whole family to explore. The Agricultural Show Society who organise the New Forest Show. hold the event annually at the end of July and is now rated among the top ten agricultural shows in the country.
Visit the show in style with a champagne cruise on board from Hamble to Bucklers Hard on the beautiful Beaulieu River. Options include brunch at the Master Builder Hotel overlooking the river and transport to the show.
This spectacular race event will take centre stage in the Solent, partnering with the already world-famous week-long regatta in Cowes and promises to deliver amazing racing action to the competitors, fans and visitors. As the home of UK sailing, fans will be out in force, both ashore and afloat, to support the home team, which features some of the best young Olympic talent in the country.
Contact us to charter a boat for the day for you and your guests to watch the race action from on board one of our power boat cruisers.
Cowes, IOW 8th – 15th August 2020
There really is no other event quite like Cowes Week. It is simply the longest running and largest annual sailing regatta in the World. It is one of the main events in the British social and sporting calendar. With a full 8-day schedule of highly competitive racing for the 8,000 competitors and a fantastic line up of shore-side entertainment day and night for the 100,000 spectators.
Departing from Hamble guests can watch the sailing action from aboard or ashore.
We can get you straight to the heart of the event from Hamble.
Enjoy a relaxed day charter with champagne on board.
We also offer a service with direct transport to Cowes from Hamble throughout the week to enjoy the entertainment.
The 60th Cowes Offshore Powerboat Races is set to take place on Sunday 28th – 30th August, 2020
This is personal must for us we usually have space on board for friends and returning customers to watch the start of the Race with us.
The 200-mile offshore race classic has long been recognised as one of powerboating’s toughest challenges, and comparisons have been made with motorsport events such as Le Mans and the Indy 500.
Race viewing points and times are scheduled in advanced so we can be sure to catch the best of the action.
Southampton Boat Show, 11–20 Sep 2020
The Southampton Boat Show is a spectacular world class annual event held in September and attracts visitors, exhibitors and investors from all over the world. The Show is one of Southampton’s biggest events and takes over the City for a 10 day period, whilst people of all walks of life discover what the marine industry has to offer them.
Arrive at the heart of the show in style. Cruise from Hamble and avoid the traffic queues. Includes drinks on board and a cruise past the the show. Pick up and return from Hamble to Southampton Town Quay.
These are just a few of the exciting events taking place in 2020. We will be adding to this list as dates are set for other events. We will also include some lesser known events. Such as the Cricket on Bramble Bank!
Experience the Solent with Hamble Powerboat Charters, Contact us now